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Superfood Energy Bites

pre-workout snack

These are no culinary masterpieces but they provide great energy for a workout!


2 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Goji Berries
1 Tbsp Navitas Naturals Cacao Powder
½ tsp to 1 tsp Navitas Naturals Raw Maca Powder (optional)
5 large Medjool Dates (soaked)
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil (melted)
1 tsp Matcha Powder (optional)
1 tsp Spirulina
1 tsp Water
1/2 tsp Vanilla Powder (or extract)
pinch Sea Salt


Toss everything into a food processor and process until a mixture that will stick together forms. The dates should be completely broken down and the goji berries in small pieces.

Remove from food processor and form into a log. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 min to firm up. Cut into 8 pieces.

Chef's Notes

The matcha and cacao give an interesting flavour, the dates and maca give a sweetness and the salt helps balance the flavours. Eat one before a workout for easily digestible fuel and an antioxidant boost! Adding the optional ingredients is highly recommended since they provide awesome benefits.

Recipe and photo courtesy of the Veggie Nook.

Yield: 8 bites

Submitted By

Gabrielle Ouimet